Healthcare workers are out and about in all weathers, but in the winter they also have to contend with the cold.
Combined with the UK's often wet weather the chances of falling ill increase sharply during the season.
Here are some top tips to keep you fit and healthy this winter;
Get plenty of sleep –
Getting plenty of sleep is part of staying healthy all year round. However, because of less sunshine in the winter months, you could suffer from a disruption to your regular day/night cycle. Be sure to get into a sleep routine with the aim of going to bed and waking at the same times every day.